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Old 09-21-2006, 12:04 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Beton Brut
This is a better development site for the sort of iconic tower Menino wants to see built in Winthrop Square...More land, better access to public transportation, zero interference from the FAA...If the city wants to seriously court developers to build big (>800'), this is one place to do it (the other, for all the same reasons, is the site of the old Boston Garden)...
This is a horrible place to put an 800' tower! It is right newxt to the North End and the Bulfinch Triangle, full of low scale buildings. It would be totally wrong scale wise.
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